Manchester City continue their superb form as they secured a memorable victory 7-2 against Stoke City. As UEFA Champions League returns this week Pep Guardiola’s Boys are set to host Serie A side Napoil.
The Shark team will face one of their toughest test when they face Napoili. Napoli sits top of Serie A with perfect record.
When and Where?
City host Napoli at Etihad Stadium in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday 17 October at 7.45pm.
Sergio Aguero could feature in Tuesday’s game, after being benched against Stoke during Saturday’s 7-2 display. Benjamin Mendy remains out. Vincent Kompany is set to miss out with a calf injury.
Man City Boss after his sides huge victory said, “I’m of course very pleased because our fans enjoyed it again.
“Hopefully, on Tuesday against one of the best teams in Europe we can receive and feel their support because in the Champions League we need it.
“If we are able to win, we will almost have qualified for the knockout rounds.
“The big quality of Napoli is the way we play. I encourage you the fans to come on Tuesday because they will see an amazing game – two teams with the same idea: high pressing, win the ball, short passes dynamic in front.
“I’m pretty sure it will be a good game and I am very pleased to face one of the coaches who I admire the most and try to win the game.”
Manchester City: W W W W W W W
Napoli: W L L L W D D
Last Time, City faced Napoli in Champions League back in 2011, which ended up in a 2-1 loss for The Blues.
Man City XI: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Danilo, Gundogan, Toure, B. Silva, Sterling, Jesus, Sane
Napoli XI: Reina; Hysajs, Maksimovic, Koulibaly, Ghoulam, Allan, Jorginho, Hamsik, Callejon, Mertens, Insigne
Appointments for Manchester City vs. Napoli:
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (ESP)
Assistant Referee 1: Pau Cebrián Devís (ESP)
Assistant Referee 2: Roberto Díaz Pérez Del Palomar (ESP)
Additional Assistant Referee 1: Carlos Del Cerro Grande (ESP)
Additional Assistant Referee 2: Alejandro José Hernández Hernández (ESP)
Fourth Official: Teodoro Sobrino Magán (ESP)
UEFA Referee Observer: Miroslav Tulinger (CZE)
UEFA Delegate: Jacob Erel (ISR)